*Springer and Bregman homered and My Dude Rogelio Armenteros dealt as part of the Astros lost to the Mets. The Astros do not play today.
*A couple of days after Alex Bregman got plunked, it was Josh Reddick's turn to get hit, on the hand. X-Rays were negative. Or, at least X-Rays had good news, whichever positive/negative you're in to.
*George Springer has trimmed down in an effort to be more fleet of foot on the basepaths.
*Brian McTaggart has five observations from the first three weeks of Spring Training.
*Here's Jake Kaplan on how Ryan Pressly went from Rule 5 pick to the Astros' most valuable reliever.
*Holy crap. Jayne at WTHB did some serious research on 20 years of the MLB draft. Definitely click this link.
*Buster Olney reports that the market for Dallas Keuchel isn't looking good.
*Braves manager Brian Snitker is awfully proud of his son Troy, who is the Astros' hitting coach this year.
*Minor league pitchers and catchers reported to camp yesterday. Check the new MLB.com Top 30 Astros Prospects list.
*Jack White is going to help restore the Negro League's Hamtramck Stadium.
*The Athletic's Matt Gelb: Inside the wildest Phillies offseason ever.
*Wired: Anarchy, Bitcoin, and Murder in Acapulco.
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